ISTANBUL: A Russian naval spy ship on Thursday (Apr 27) sank in the Black Sea off Turkey's coast after hitting a Togo-flagged vessel packed with livestock but all of its 78 crew were rescued by Turkish coastguards.
MOSCOW: Russia's security chief on Tuesday (Apr 11) said all those detained over the Saint Petersburg metro bombing originate from Central Asia, urging tighter migration controls.
STOCKHOLM: Suspected Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek and militant sympathiser, admitted on Tuesday (Apr 11) to committing a "terrorist crime" by mowing down pedestrians on a busy street, killing four people and injuring 15 others.
LUCCA: G7 foreign ministers have failed to agree on whether fresh sanctions should be imposed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or his ally Russia, Italy's Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Tuesday (Apr 11).
LONDON: Thousands of police officers attended the funeral in London on Monday (Apr 10) of Keith Palmer, the policeman stabbed to death in a terror attack outside the British parliament last month.
BERLIN: The chiefs of the IMF, WTO and OECD vowed on Monday (Apr 10) in a joint statement to defend free trade against creeping protectionist trends, amid growing global alarm over US President Donald Trump's "America First" call.
LUCCA, Italy: G7 foreign ministers were on Monday (Apr 10) to send a "clear and coordinated message" to Russia over its stance on Syria as Washington ratcheted up the pressure following a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn country.
MADRID: Leaders of southern EU nations will meet in Madrid on Monday (Apr 10) in a show of unity and to back greater EU integration after Britain began the process of leaving the bloc.
CAIRO: At least 16 people were killed in a Sunday (Apr 9) bombing at a church in Alexandria, Egypt's health ministry said, hours after a deadly bomb went off at a church in a Nile Delta town 100km north of Cairo.
PALM BEACH: President Donald Trump greeted Xi Jinping to his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago with a smile and a handshake on Thursday (Apr 6), as cordiality replaced tough anti-China rhetoric during a first face-to-face encounter.
LONDON: Drivers of the most polluting cars will be charged to travel into the centre of London from 2019, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday (Apr 4), describing his city's air as "lethal".
HONG KONG: A giant diamond named the "Pink Star" broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction when it fetched US$71.2 million in Hong Kong on Tuesday (Apr 4).